The 13 K-Pop Groups With The Worst Acronyms For Their Names, According To Fans

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There’s so much planning that goes into making a K-Pop group, from choosing which members will work well together to coming up with their debut concept to all the other details in between. A group’s name is a huge part of their identity, and depending on if it’s good or bad, it can really make or break the group in terms of their success. Some idol groups end up having great names that are creative and unique, while others end up with questionable names — including those with the most random acronyms as their identity.

Recently on Reddit, K-Pop fans were asked to share which group name acronyms they think are the cringiest, and these are 13 of their top answers.


Stands for: Teenage Emoboy Emotion Next Generation Talent Object Praise

2. B.A.P

Stands for: Best Absolute Perfect

3. M.O.N.T

Stands for: Member of National Team


Stands for: Typhoon Rose Attack Xmas


Stands for: Unbelievable Perfect 10 Members Teenager Idol Open Now


Stands for: Music Boys Live in Absolute Quality


Stands for: Ubiquitous Korean International Idol Super Star

8. H.O.T

Stands for: Highfive Of Teenagers

9. Hinapia

Stands for: Hi New Amazing Utopia

10. Fin.K.L

Stands for: Fin Killing Liberty

11. VAV

Stands for: Very Awesome Voice

12. VIXX

Stands for: Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis

13. XUM

Stands for: Xumething Unlimited Move

Source: Reddit